Antonio Stradivari, Cremona, 1717, the 'Whitney, Park, Gillott'


Violin: 41420

Back: Two-piece

Varnish: Golden-orange

Length of back: 35.2 cm

Upper bouts: 16.8 cm

Middle bouts: 11 cm

Lower bouts: 20.65 cm

There are 3 additional images in the archive which are not available publicly. Please contact us for more information.


Notes:

"Left half of table is not original, probably French. . ."

W. E. Hill & Sons Photographic Archive, W. E. Hill & Sons Photographic Archive

Provenance

until 1872 Joseph Gillott
in 1872 Sold by Christie's
from 1872 George Hart
until 1875 John P. Waters
1875 - 1883 George Hart
from 1883 George C. Park
- J. Montgomery Sears
- Miss Randolph
until 1930 Henry P. Wilson
from 1930 Lyon & Healy
- Michael Banner
- Fritz Reuther
- Sold by Emil Herrmann
- Dr Otto Krebs
- Dr Gelle
until 1963 Hamma & Co.
... ...
in 1984 Current owner

Known players

Ludwig Marum, Michael Banner

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Hamma & Co., Stuttgart (1964)
  • Certificate: Philipp Hammig, Berlin (1937) No. 750.
  • Certificate: Emil Herrmann (1937) No. 788.

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References

  • Antonio Stradivari in Japan, Shinichi Yokoyama, Gakken, Tokyo (illustrated)
  • How Many Strads? (1999 edition), Doring, Bein & Fushi, Bein & Fushi, Chicago, 1999
  • Joseph Gillott, Cozio Carteggio feature, John Dilworth, Feb 2020
  • Lyon & Healy, Rare Old Violins, Violas & Violoncellos (May, 1917), Lyon & Healy, Chicago
  • Lyon & Healy, Rare Old Violins, Violas & Violoncellos (October, 1917), Lyon & Healy, Chicago (illustrated)
  • Meister Italienischer Geigenbaukunst (8th Edition), Walter Hamma, Florian Noetzel Verlag, Wilhelmshaven (illustrated)
  • Mostra di Antonio Stradivari (Palazzo Borromeo - Isola Bella), Turris Editrice, Cremona (illustrated)
  • Friedrich Brothers Rare Old Violins (1919), Ernest N. Doring, John Friedrich & Brothers, New York (illustrated)
  • Lyon & Healy Rare Old Violins, Violas & Violoncellos (April, 1918), Lyon & Healy, Chicago (illustrated)
  • The Strad, November, 1964, London (illustrated)
  • Violin Iconography of Antonio Stradivari 1644-1737, Herbert K. Goodkind, Larchmont, NY (illustrated)
  • W. E. Hill & Sons Photographic Archive (illustrated)
  • We Love Stradivari, NHK (illustrated)

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